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Leaderex 2023- Igniting South Africa’s Digital Future

Over 500 speakers will be gathering together at the Sandton Convention Centre from 12 - 14 September for the annual Leaderex conference that kick started yesterday at 9:00am. The convention featuring talks from industry experts extensively explores all aspects of...

R781 Billion Gender Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

In Africa while women make up 58% of self-employment and contribute about 13% of the continent’s GDP, there is a gender funding gap in sub-Saharan Africa of US$42 billion (±R781 billion), highlighting the gender imbalance in support for women...

Harambee wins 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship

The Skoll Foundation has announced that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. Founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Jeff Skoll, this prestigious award recognises change agents whose innovations have had significant, proven impact on the...

U.S. Embassy launches Ethiopia Hacks program

At the recent Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrations held between November 12 – 19 the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the first in a series of 12 hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program. Ethiopia Hacks! is conducted in partnership with...

Knowledge is the key to Namibia’s prosperity

Namibia is focused on creating a knowledge-based society where technology, innovation, entrepreneurship at every socio-economic level becomes the norm. This is a bold and major challenge for us as a nation. Vision 2030 and the Harambee Prosperity Plan are...

How new technology has boosted female entrepreneurship

Economic opportunities for women have expanded globally, but significant obstacles to gender equality ‒ including the gender pay gap ‒ still remain. Platforms like Airbnb are creating new opportunities for enterprising women, enabling them to open their homes to guests...

University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

The University of Pretoria has launched the TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator which will initially support postgraduate students within the different faculties as well as industry to create high-tech business startups and employment opportunities. “We have ramped up our...

TIFAT books a spot on the DEMO Africa regional challenge

TIFAT a farm technology that connects farmers to a buyer’s marketplace emerged the winner of the DEMO Africa Uganda Innovation Tour. TIFAT beat a field of more than 15 other startups from Uganda in a two-round contest at the Hive...

Johannesburg entrepreneurship hub opened by The Workshop and MiWay

On 8 February 2018, Co-working specialist The Workspace and insurance company, MiWay, announced that the companies have collaborated to launch an entrepreneurial hub and business development programme. The hub will be situated at the newly developed Village Road premises...

Tanzania: Tigo launches Digital Award

Tigo Tanzania, in partnership with the non-profit organization, Reach for Change (Africa.ReachforChange.org), has launched its 5th annual ‘Tigo Digital Changemakers’ Award competition. The competition aims at identifying and supporting social entrepreneurs who use digital tools and technology to improve...
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How Are Smart Contracts Transforming Financial Transactions?

In the dynamic landscape of financial technology, smart contracts emerge as a transformative force. These self-executing contracts, with terms...
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